Maui's Growth In Population and Technology
According to the US Census Bureau of 2017 County and MSA Population Estimates, “Maui’s population has increased by 11,423 residents since 2000.” As population increases, a variation of technology being used increases as well. Keeping Maui on the move through the demand of technology for the population growth considering new homes, and businesses is part of what keeps the community thriving.
Hawaii state is always progressing towards what’s next when it comes to technology. Along with its location in the Pacific, Hawaii is a “natural portal between the US and Asian high technology markets.” The population growth has led to more small business startups and more developers finding new housing opportunities. Through this, people are trying to find more and more ways to be cost effective and environmentally efficient.
The biggest way to be Eco friendly and save money might be a shocker to those uneducated on the topic, but technology is what saves money and the environment. Look at it this way; what is the purpose of technology? Technology was created to make things easier, to make things more affordable in the long run. We Are More continues to offer quality technology installations and administrative help to those who want to join the move from the past to the now.
Maui is a large tourism location and with the help of technology it will continue to flourish. Adding technology infrastructure to hotels, condos, and rental homes makes the paradise life more, well, more paradise. Simple efficiencies like temperature control add to the island experience. Locals know how hot it can get, mixed with Hawaii’s humidity, it’s satisfying coming back to a room with a comfortably cool temperature that is set by the guests themselves.
With Hawaii having some of the highest electric rates in the country, electricity bills are often ridiculous for the average person. In fact “electricity prices in Hawaii are more than twice the national average.” Technology like solar panels are a perfect example on how the everyday citizen can cut back on sky rocketing monthly electric bills. Solar aids those who would rather spend a lump sum of money in one month, than hundreds of dollars every month.
There is a long list of ways that Maui can and is using technology for the betterment of the beautiful island and its people. Companies like We Are More want to help other businesses and home owners join the move. By looking into the benefits of technology and what it takes to keep up with the times. Not just to join a bandwagon, but to be more cost effective as a community and continue to care for our environment utilizing technology in any way we can.
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We're Answering 16 Questions About Telecommunication
1. What are telecommunications? “Telecommunications, also known as telecom, is the exchange of information over significant distances by electronic means and refers to all types of voice, data and video transmission.”
2. What was the name of the first telephone for telecommunication? The “harmonic telegraph.”
3. What are examples of telecommunications? Telecommunications has a wide range of examples in the audio-visual field of which include cell phones, VoIP telephones, landlines, internet, fax machines, laptops, and all other networks. Basically, anything that can send a message through electromagnetic waves or signals.
4. What kind of jobs are in telecommunications? There’s a lot, so click here!
5. How do I start my own telecommunications company? To sum it up, you need to create a business plan, name and register your business, make sure to get all your licenses and permits, pay the Federal Communications Commission, find where you’ll be getting your money from, and that’s that. For a step by step detailed list click here!
6. What do telecommunication companies do? They provide all networking systems within wired, wireless, and satellite sectors to ensure communication for businesses, families, and the average Joe.
7. What are the types of telecommunications? According to Wikipedia, telecommunication types consist of e-mail, fax, instant messaging, radio satellite, telegraphy, telephony, television broadcasting, videoconferencing, and VoIP (voice over internet protocol).
8. What are the biggest telecommunication companies? In 2018 a study conducted that AT&T and Verizon are at the top of being the largest and best telecommunication companies in the world.
9. Are telecommunications important? Well let’s put it this way, without telecommunications we wouldn’t have any communication outside of writing letters. So, you decide, is it important?
10. What is mobile telecommunication? Anything mobile is technically wireless, so wireless telecommunication would be the “exchange of information over significant distances” whether it’s transferred by sound, data, or displayed signals.
11. What’s the difference between telecommunication and communication? Telecommunication is referred to communicating from a certain distance, while communication encompasses all forms of signaling a message.
12. Is telecommunication a part of information technology? IT definitely becomes a part of telecommunications when there is a mix of unified communications and telecommunications at the same time; which would be known as ICT. Wikipedia states that “ICT is also used to refer to the convergence of audiovisual and telephone networks with computer networks through a single cabling or link system.”
13. What are the benefits of telecommunication? Click here for details, but the main benefits (especially when it comes to businesses) are improved efficiency, better flexibility, improved collaborative work, better connections, and savings.
14. What is engineering in telecommunication? “Telecommunications engineers are part of every process of creating a telecom system, dealing with both software and hardware.” Telecommunication engineers initially design, assess, develop, and restore all telecommunication soft/hardware.
15. Is a telecommunications job a sustainable career choice? The way technology is constantly changing in a progressive way, a job in telecommunications proves to be a great career choice. With that being said, it is a competitive business to run but constantly needed.
16. Who should I go to in Hawaii when it comes to telecommunication? WE ARE MORE of course! VoIP is something we’ve been introducing to a lot of businesses as a better way of communication for scalability, legacy technologies, and integration with other business systems (including hotels, condos, offices etc). Call (808)-280-1679 for an estimate!
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Samara Towers does We Are More's PR & Marketing which includes writing our blogs! She was born and raised in Hawaii and graduated from Corban University with a Bachelors Degree in Creative Writing. She produces content to give our audience more insight and opinions on technical solutions big and small.